Lemon Basil Shrimp Salad

lemon basil shrimp salad

A fresh Lemon Basil Shrimp Salad recipe which is perfect for a summer dinner party! 

Ingredients:

1/2 lb orcecchiette pasta
2 C Roma tomatoes
1/2 lb fresh spinach chopped
1 lb cooked shrimp

For the Dressing:

1/2 cup olive oil
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
4 fresh basil leaves, chopped
2 t salt
1/4 t black pepper
2 t sugar

Directions:

  1. Cook past according to package directions or until tender, then rinse with cold water and drain.
  2. In a large mixing bowl toss cooked shrimp, fresh spinach, roma tomatoes and pasta.
  3. In a blender add oils and lemon, blend well, add basil, sugar, salt and pepper.
  4. One hour before serving, pour dressing over salad and toss.
  5. Enjoy!
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